The locomotive was used for passenger and freight service on the United Railways of Yucatan.
The engine was later renumbered as No. 1.
The locomotive was retired from service in 1969 and it was donated to Walt Disney World where it was put in operation.
In August 2016, it went out-of-service and shipped off to the Strasburg Rail Road workshop for an extensive overhaul on Halloween that year. This locomotive was suspected to be returned to service sometime around 2019.
- When the engine operates at Walt Disney World it was lettered as Walt Disney World Railroad and it was named after the company founder of The Walt Disney Company, "Walter Elias Disney".
- The locomotive's whistle is a Buckeye 3" 3-chime.